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frumenty

[froo-muh n-tee] /ˈfru mən ti/
noun, British Dialect
1.
a dish of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned with sugar, cinnamon, and raisins.
Also called furmity [fur-mi-tee] /ˈfɜr mɪ ti/ (Show IPA).
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English frumentee < Old French, equivalent to frument grain (< Latin frūmentum) + -ee -y3
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frumenty

/ˈfruːməntɪ/
noun
1.
(Brit) a kind of porridge made from hulled wheat boiled with milk, sweetened, and spiced
Word Origin
C14: from Old French frumentee, from frument grain, from Latin frūmentum
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